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2 charged in conspiracy to set Baraka bus ablaze

10-24-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say two men who worked for a Newark mayoral candidate have been charged with conspiring to set Mayor Ras Baraka's campaign bus on fire in February. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said Friday that a ...

Man who was part of cybercrime ring gets prison

10-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for his part in an international cybercrime ring that targeted more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service. Robert Dubuc was ...

New Jersey Senate candidates spar in debate

10-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's U.S. Senate candidates are heading into the last week of the fall campaign defending sharply different positions. Democratic Sen. Cory Booker and Republican challenger Jeff Bell sparred Friday during a League of ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 24, 2014

10-24-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

MacArthur’s own money has him in funding lead

10-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Tom MacArthur is staying ahead in funding in New Jersey's most expensive congressional race thanks to his own money. Reports filed Thursday show he put in another $1 million of his own money earlier this month, ...

Group runs ads urging ‘no’ vote on open space

10-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A conservative group is launching a campaign urging New Jersey voters to reject a ballot measure that would set aside money for open space preservation. The campaign by Americans for Prosperity was first reported by NJ.com ...
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CD 12 Race To Elect First Woman To Congress In Years

10-23-14
The race in the 12th Congressional District between Bonnie Watson Coleman and Alieta Eck will give New Jersey it's first woman in congress in almost 15 years.
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Open Spaces Ballot Question Proposes to Increase Funds

10-23-14
Many around the state are divided on a referendum on this year's ballot on open spaces.
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RREM Changes Still Concern Sandy Victims

10-23-14
Gov. Christie says changes were made to the RREM program based off of homeowners suggestions but some storm victims say their concerns are still not being heard.
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Baraka Proposes Changes to Cop Perks

10-23-14
A proposal by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka proposes changes to police compensations.